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, barbara hale but i want to simply note that we hit a pretty important milestone in the history of lafco here in san francisco. this past tuesday we have a final vote at the board of supervisors, an eight-three vote on community aggregation which allows the clean power program to move forward. certainly the first phase of that program, and i want to begin by thanking all of the members of the lafco, the commission who are here today and have been working on this for so many /)n)eí/years. of c our vice chair, commissioner avalos, one the newest members and commissioner olague and commissioner shelt -- schmeltzer and i want to thank you for your insight and that this program was done in the right way and we keep the various agencies accountable and i want to thank you for that, and i also want to thank our fab fabulous lafco staff. it took a lot of work behind the scenes and they're always ready to do what had to be done and of course this wouldn't be possible without the amazing work of the san francisco public utilities commission and we heard what everyone had to say about ed harri
. item 11. >> (reading item11 from agenda. >>barbara hale, verify to our customers the electricity, we are required under state law too make this disclosure and you need to attest to the voracity. we also have been working under the state law with the california energy commission and provided the same information to them, with that, i ask for your support, happy to take any questions. >> any questions? >> i have a question, just because i've lost the thread in it. helpy has been grandfathersed? >> yes. our helpy power, we have' separate stream for helpy power. our content label lists our use of traditionally eligible and large hydro, and disclosing to the customers where the power comes from. that's not going to change as that are faz as we know. this is no expiration stated in the law as pfs passed. >> is there any credit if we replace some of that. there's also talk if you start to replace some. large stale that's grandfathered in, that there could be credit: >> i don't believe the law it covers that. at the time the law was under consideration. there are aspects to the extend
not to repeat those, in the interest of efficiency. with me is barbara hale, in charge of our power, todd is in charge of finance and mike campbell has been in charge of the community program for a while. as a note mike campbell will leave us to go to work for the california puc as a manager in the rate payer advocacy in the future but they are here to answer questions. i thought i would cover most points and make it easier but if you have detailed questions, we are available to answer those. the presentation today, first start with the big picture, obviously. we don't just do this because we think it is a fun idea. we do it because there is climate change, there are things happening and san francisco has to respond to that. this is the single biggest program on the horizon with the city and county of san francisco to make any difference toward any of the goals toward the greenhouse gasses and climate change in san francisco. without this program you have very little sitting out there. this can make a dramatic change and provides the city to offer a choice. i'm sure some in the audience,
by barbara hale and todd rydstrom our cfo and assistant general manager for finance and business, if you have questions of any of us. i want to go through a quick introduction, what the city goals are, the key program components, what the liabilities may be and ratepayer impacts. san francisco has ambitious climate goals and so right now we're looking and saying we have a goal to achieve greenhouse -- electric system by 2030, reducing carbon emissions by 80% from 1990 levels. this program before you was a single program that has any chance to make a big dent in what's going on there. there's nothing in the horizon that has something like that. it has a mechanism affecting the climate change. i'm a renter. i'm not going to put solar on my roof but i can go out there, in my case, for $8 a month i will be able to have clean green power. nothing i can do will approach that, incredibly efficiently. we're talking about doing it for 90,000 people and growing after that. the long-term goal is not to be buying power from shell. the long-term goal is to do our own generation, to control the assets and
manager ed harrington and his staff, barbara hale, and others, for their great work. also, for the staff, for lafco, nancy miller, and jason freid for all the great work together, the sponsor of this work today, supervisor campos, who has picked up the baton from ross mirkarimi, who picked it up from tom ammiano, for many, many years, this resolution, this appropriation, ordinance, have been in the making. and i'm very excited that we are here today to really put teeth to our goals on climate change. san francisco, as the general manager said, has ambitious goals around greenhouse gas emissions and reducing greenhouse gas emissions by the year 2012. we're actually supposed to be at 25% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions. actually that's by the year 2017 we're supposed to be at 25% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions. by 2025 we're supposed to be at 40% reduction and by 2050, 80%. as the general manager says there is no other program we have that's actually going to do the work to get there. and we are actually a city whose population vastly understands that global warming is a reali
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